Unfollow: A Journey from Hatred to Hope

Unfollow: A Journey from Hatred to HopeAs featured on the BBC documentary, The Most Hated Family in America it was an upbringing in many ways normal A loving home, shared with squabbling siblings, overseen by devoted parents Yet in other ways it was the precise opposite a revolving door of TV camera crews and documentary makers, a

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Full Disclosure

Full DisclosureIn a community that isn t always understanding, an HIV positive teen must navigate fear, disclosure, and radical self acceptance when she falls in love and lust for the first time Powerful and uplifting, Full Disclosure will speak to fans of Angie Thomas and Nicola Yoon Simone Garcia Hampton is

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Look Both Ways

Look Both WaysFrom National Book Award finalist and New York Times bestselling author Jason Reynolds comes a novel told in ten blocks, showing all they different directions a walk home can take This story was going to begin like all the best stories With a school bus falling from the sky But no one saw it

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Jackpot

JackpotFrom the author of the New York Times bestseller Dear Martin comes a pitch perfect romance that examines class, privilege, and how a stroke of good luck can change an entire life Meet Rico high school senior and afternoon shift cashier at the Gas n Go, who after school and work races home to

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Burn It Down: Women Writing about Anger

Burn It Down: Women Writing about AngerA rich, nuanced exploration of women s anger from a diverse group of writers Women are angry, and from the MeToo movement to the record number of women running for political office, they re finally expressing it But all rage isn t created equal Who gets to be angry If there s now space for cis

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Maybe He Just Likes You

Maybe He Just Likes YouBarbara Dee explores the subject of MeToo for the middle grade audience in this heart wrenching and ultimately uplifting novel about experiencing harassment and unwanted attention from classmates For seventh grader Mila, it starts with an unwanted hug on the school blacktop The next day, it s

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The Proudest Blue

The Proudest BlueA powerful, vibrantly illustrated story about the first day of school and two sisters on one s first day of hijab by Olympic medalist and social justice activist Ibtihaj Muhammad With her new backpack and light up shoes, Faizah knows the first day of school is going to be special It s the start

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Light It Up

Light It UpTold in a series of vignettes from multiple viewpoints, Kekla Magoon s Light It Up is a powerful, layered story about injustice and strength as well as an incredible follow up to the highly acclaimed novel How It Went Down A girl walks home from school She s tall for her age She s wearing her

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The Hate U Give

The Hate U GiveA three time winner of Goodreads Choice Awards Sixteen year old Starr Carter moves between two worlds the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood

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